How much money do you spend on cleaning and laundry products each month? Now tally that up to each year? Of those cleaning products, and supplies, how many chemicals are present? Worse, how much is ending up in the landfill? The chemicals found in house cleaning products create the most toxic environments for people and… Continue reading Create an Eco-Clean Home With These Easy Steps
The beauty industry is a 50 billion dollar industry which we all contribute to. On average, women apply approximately 10 beauty products on their bodies each day. From cleansers, to creams, makeup, hair spray, and nail polish. That's a lot of chemicals! In The DIY Apothecary book, we discuss the chemicals found in cosmetics and… Continue reading Are You in a Toxic Relationship With Beauty?
If you've been following along with our many DIY tutorials and tips, you'll be excited to hear the news. Our DIY book is coming soon to a bookstore near you! That's right! Over the past several months I've been writing and photographing my favourite DIY natural bath and body products, and I can't wait to… Continue reading The DIY Apothecary Coming Soon!
Think of the last time you shopped for personal care products. How did you determine what type of shower gel or shampoo to buy? Do you typically choose the best price, what's on sale, or do you have a favourite brand? How we typically choose a brand has a lot to do with the packaging… Continue reading Why You Should Always Read the Label
We've all been there...great hair day, but greasy at the roots. No time to wash and blow dry again, so what to do? Dry shampoo! If you're not familiar with this product, it is commonly sold at drug stores, and hair salons. You would spray the dry shampoo onto your roots and the result; fresher… Continue reading Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed
You may have noticed blogs on the internet, YouTube tutorials, and pins on Pinterest convincing us that DIY (doing it yourself) is easy. So is it really worth it? As an avid DIYer the answer is definitely YES! Yes, it's worth the time, money, and effort to make your own body products. As consumers we… Continue reading Why You Should DIY Instead of Buy